“It’s been 10 amazing years, a wonderful non-stop adventure, and we feel the time is right to take a break so we can recharge and work on some other projects,” the group wrote.
Little Mix is going on hiatus. On Thursday, the British girl group currently comprising Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards announced that the band will be taking a break following their 2022 tour as they assured fans that they are “not splitting up.”
“We wanted to let you all know that after the Confetti tour in April/May next year we are going to be taking a break from Little Mix,” the group wrote.
The “Shout Out to My Ex” songstresses thanked their fans for the love and “never-ending support” since their start on The X Factor in 2011.
“We are not splitting up. Little Mix are here to stay. We have plans for more music, tours and performances in the future. We’ve made so many incredible memories with you all, and we can’t wait to make so many more.”
The announcement of their break comes a year after Jesy Nelson announced that she would be leaving the group. Since her departure, Little Mix released their hit album Between Us, which featured several previously unreleased tracks.
As a group, the girls released albums Confetti, LM5, Glory Days, Get Weird and Salute. Among their greatest hits are songs such as “Woman Like Me,” “Black Magic,” “Confetti,” “Secret Love Song” and “Touch.”
After Nelson’s departure, Pinnock signed to an agency to pursue solo music in March. She’s also set to appear in the film Boxing Day. A source also said that Thirlwall has met with several agencies for her own solo career.
Not to be forgotten, Pinnock and Edwards welcomed their first children over the summer as well.